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​Everton new boy Bolasie chose no.14 shirt after Thierry Henry

Yannick Bolasie hopes that he can follow in the footsteps of Thierry Henry after requesting the Arsenal legend's shirt number at new club Everton.

"[As a kid] I'd watch Thierry Henry taking on defenders for Arsenal and that's what I wanted to do," he told Everton's club magazine.

"Taking on defenders is what gives me a buzz. I've played as a winger all of my professional life and I'm looking forward to doing that now in front of the Everton fans."

Ian Ferris
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